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seaborne

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Water
seabornesea‧borne /ˈsiːbɔːn $ -bɔːrn/ adjective [only before noun]  TTWcarried on or arriving in ships the threat of a seaborne invasion
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seaborneThey had brought most of the pieces up from the harbour defences, not anticipating another seaborne assault meantime.a seaborne attackBetween 1670 and 1750 the capital's intake of seaborne coal from the north-east averaged an annual half a million tons.Bristol, too, took in a whole range of seaborne food supplies.It looked even then as if the seaborne invasion might not be necessary.In 1963 two more of the second-generation seaborne listening posts were commissioned.For Venice, the freedom of navigation along the Adriatic was vital to the maintenance of its seaborne trade with the Levant.
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